Fri, 18 Oct 2019

Ecuador's Moreno Scraps Fuel Subsidy Cuts in Big Win for Indigenous G

QUITO - Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno on Monday officially scrapped his own law to cut expensive fuel subsidies after days ...

UK parents in mourning call U.S. National Security Advisor a 'thug'

WASHINGTON - A British couple grieving over their son's death in a car accident say they feel they were "ambushed" ...

EU says Turkish offensive undermining fight against Daesh

LUXEMBOURG - All countries in the European Union have agreed to impose a ban on the sale of weapons to ...

Detained ISIL fighters could gain freedom during Turkish offensive

NORTHEAST SYRIA - There are growing fears the Turkish offensive in northeast Syria will unintentionally lead to the release of ...

Mass murderer helping to identify his 93 victims

Having established that a convicted murderer in a U.S. prison is the country's most prolific serial killer, U.S. law enforcement ...

'Our rights come from God almighty,' Trump tells faithful

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump has stepped up his defensive rhetoric as his presidency become more and more ...

Armenia Wins Seat On UN Human Rights Council

Armenia has been elected as one of 14 new members of the UN Human Rights Council, receiving votes from 144 ...

Pakistan Awaits Fate On Global Terror-Financing Watch List

Pakistan is set to learn whether it has done enough to be removed from a global watch list of countries ...

Waiting in the wings: Billy Downer's long wait is finally over

Senior State advocate Billy Downer would rather be sitting on the stoep of his holiday home in Simon's Town, drinking ...

The inevitable diminishing of Jacob Zuma

When former president Jacob Zuma appeared outside the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Pietermaritzburg on Tuesday after proceedings in his corruption ...

UN: Afghan Civilian Casualties Reach Record High

A United Nations mission in Afghanistan said more civilians have been killed or injured in the past quarter than in ...

China's Quarterly Economic Growth Slows to 26-Year Low

BEIJING - China's economic growth slowed to a 26-year low in the latest quarter amid a tariff war with Washington, ...

White House Admits Quid Pro Quo Between Trump and Ukraine

WASHINGTON - The White House admitted Thursday that U.S. President Donald Trump froze $400 million in badly needed military aid ...

Hoping to have trade deal with US soon: Nirmala Sitharaman

Washington DC [USA], Oct 18 (ANI): Trade differences between India and the United States are narrowing, Union Finance Minister Nirmala ...

Mamoudou Athie joins 'Jurassic World 3' cast

Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 18 (ANI): Actor Mamoudou Athie has been roped in to join the cast of 'Jurassic World ...

Kohli leads by example in all aspects of the game: Brian Lara

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Oct 18 (ANI): Former West Indies skipper Brian Lara has lauded India captain Virat Kohli, saying that ...

New Zealand to trial armed police patrols after Christchurch massacre

Wellington [New Zealand], Oct 18 (ANI): New Zealand officials said on Friday that armed police will patrol parts of the ...

No relief for Pakistan, FATF to announce decision on 'listing' today

Islamabad [Pakistan], Oct 18 (ANI): There seems to be no relief for Pakistan from the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) ...

Trading values to sell weapons: The Canada-Saudi relationship

In August 2018, the relationship between Canada and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia appeared to break down in a most ...

Space Station's 2 Women Prep for 1st All-Female Spacewalk

CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA - Men have floated out the hatch on all 420 spacewalks conducted over the past half-century.That changes ...

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Trump administration to lose another top official

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry is to quit the Trump administration.Perry, according to U.S. President Donald Trump ...

U.S. stocks advance on Brexit breakthrough

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. markets welcomed a breakthrough in the ongoing Brexit saga with UK Prime Minister Boris ...

Finance Ministry in Japan to restrict foreign investment in stocks

TOKYO, Japan - The Japanese Finance Ministry's proposal to restrict international investors in their equity investments in Japan, has come ...

British pound jumps sharply on Brexit optimism, Asian stocks flounder

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in the Asian region were mixed on Thursday. The main action was on foreign exchange markets ...

Climate bond to fund Hanuman wind farm in Thailand

BANGKOK, Thailand - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will invest 3 billion Thai baht ($98.7 million) in Energy Absolute's maiden ...

Contraction in U.S. retail sales disappoints Wall St

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks softened on Wednesday as economic data released on the day showed the U.S. ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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